LANCUM-A71DB6: Post-medieval coin: copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-A71DB6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval copper alloy rose farthing of Charles I dating from AD1636-1644.Type 2. Initial mark is a crescent on the reverse REX. North 2291.

Obverse description: single arched crown with two sceptres
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG MA BRI
Reverse description: A single rose surmounted by a single-arched crown, within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 13.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: single arched crown with two sceptres
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG MA BRI
Reverse description: A single rose surmounted by a single-arched crown, within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Initial mark: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
To be known as: Boston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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